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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Did not stay so cannot comment. The restaurant was well appointed and the food was of a good standard. The staff, although correct, lacked to a certain extent, a bit of warmth and a smile. I asked for a steak knife as the lamb was a little tough and it was correctly delivered but wordlessly set down.

Thank Kate L
Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Dear Kate, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience of our Waterside Restaurant. We have recently taken on some new staff members and training is our main focus for the coming weeks. It is very important to us that all of our customers feel welcome from the moment they arrive. We hope to see you again soon.... More 

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10 reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful peaceful surroundings.. Nice friendly staff.. Beautiful food.. Reasonably priced.. Only one negative.. No tartare sauce for fish which is unusual for a restaurant but great place all the same

Thank falconate
Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for your review! I am sorry about the tartare sauce, our chefs prepare it fresh and unfortunately the delivery had been delayed last Tuesday so we were short of the ingredients and in a bit of a pickle, pardon the pun! We are glad it didn't hinder your experience and I can assure you next time you visit... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Had a lovely weekend stay for my sons wedding in the Glen Prosen lodge, The lodge overlooked one of the beautiful fishing lakes, if you stay at this lodge you also get free Wi-fi, the resort also has a lovely golf course, family maze and play/swing area for the children As a wedding venue it is a wonderful location, the... More 

Thank Catherine D
Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Dear Catherine, Thank you very much for your highly rated review. We have just finished installing Wi-Fi in all of our lodges, after listening to feedback from customers - so we happy to know you enjoyed using it! We are pleased that you had a great stay in our lodges and at your son's wedding. We would love to have... More 

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57 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We stayed at Bards Neuk house and have had a splendid week of chilling, fishing, and sight seeing. This house is furnished with wonderful flair, warm and inviting. Also, lots of space with a bedroom on each floor - so great for friends, or families to each have their space. The kitchen full stocked, a nice large dining table for... More 

Thank MontrealEmma
Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay in our Bards Neuk lodge. The lodge has a South African twist to it, with hints of the country throughout all four floors. It is encouraging to hear that you had a splendid week with us and it sounds like you managed to fit in a... More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights midweek in August 2016 in a 6 person, and pet friendly, lodge called 'Glen Logie'. I've never taken a pet on holiday before but the lodge was immaculate and wouldn't have known the difference. 'Glen Logie' was perfect - 2 minute walk down to the Cairn O' Mount Bar, Restaurant, the Fisheries and Golf Shop but... More 

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Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Hello Jill, Thanks for taking the time out to write a review of your stay in Glen Logie. We understand that pets are an important part of customer's lives and with such great walks surrounding the resort we feel it is only right to have pet friendly lodges and a pet friendly bar. It sounds like you managed to use... More 

Camberley, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I booked a lodge here via AirBnB for a weekend visiting family and friends in the Dundee area. The two bedroom lodge we stayed in was clean and well presented with excellent facilities. The resort is very quiet and secluded with plenty of parking. The staff were helpful and friendly our enquiry into a cot for our daughter was resolved... More 

Thank Grant S
Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Dear Grant, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for recommending the resort to other travellers! We take pride in catering for our guests needs in every way that we can. I hope your next stay with us is just around the corner. With thanks, Kingennie Management Team More 

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32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Alright sized menu with nice options, nothing special all traditional. Servers were very nice and friendly. When food came some of the dishes would of been nicer if they were hotter. The tastes were all standard nothing outstanding best dish was probably the haddock dish or burger. The desserts were cute, okay sized. Overall was quite pricey but the restaurant... More 

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Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Dear Anneta, Thank you for your review. We have recently updated our menus to diversify our dishes, with more classic dishes like East Coast haddock fillet on our Cairn O' Mount bar menu and more formal choices on our Waterside Restaurant Menu, like the caramelised Gressingham duck breast. Next time you visit, why not venture off the beaten path and... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We visited Forbes of Kingennie on 2nd August. We were returning to the resort on our 1st wedding anniversary after getting married here last year. We had an amazing meal in the restaurant with the food prepared perfectly and lovely service from the staff as usual. We would like to thank the management for helping us celebrate our anniversary with... More 

Thank Natalie M
Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Hello Natalie, Thanks for reviewing your anniversary dinner experience at Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort. We take great pleasure in seeing couples who were married at the resort return to celebrate their anniversary - and what better way to do it than with a bottle of fizz! With a lot of our customers having little ones we do like to... More 

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Came here after cinema on way home we were recommended by friends and we were not disappointed we both had the kingennie burger was lovely the staff were also very pleasant will be returning again thank you guys for a good time

Thank John B
Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Dear John, Thank you for your glowing review, I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience with us here at Forbes of Kingennie and that you plan to return in the future. We look forward to seeing you again. With thanks, Kingennie Management Team More 

Dumfries, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Stayed at Bards Neuk lodge over the Easter holidays and we all had a fabulous time. Lodge is very well equipped with lovely furnishings throughout. No wifi which was a bit of a disaster for the kids. Every room was nice with very comfy beds. The estate itself was great. Very relaxing would definitely recommend it.

Thank fiona g
Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Hi Fiona, Thank you for choosing Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort as your Easter getaway destination. I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay, Bards Neuk is a truly unique lodge with all the South African touches. No Wi-Fi does seem like the end of the world to kids, and a lot of our guests come to the resort... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Forbes of Kingennie
Forbes of Kingennie
Cuisines: British, Scottish, Bar, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whether you are looking for an activity holiday with family and friends, a romantic short break, the perfect wedding venue, or somewhere to celebrate that special event, Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort has it all. With top-class golf and fishing on the estate, the peaceful and unspoiled environment is also home to some of the very best luxury woodland and lochside lodges in Scotland. Its location makes it the perfect spot to explore Scotland's glorious countryside or play a round or two at the world's best know golf courses nearby. Conference and business meetings and events are all catered for, while sister company Corporate Kingennie can create memorable and effective team building or corporate days out. In the heart of the countryside, Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort nevertheless enjoys easy access to major towns and cities. Dundee is only 6 miles away, while Edinburgh, Perth and Aberdeen are within easy reach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forbes of Kingennie

Address: Kingennie, Dundee dd53rd, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dundee
Price Range: $119 - $826 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Forbes of Kingennie 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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Forbes Of Kingennie Hotel Dundee
Forbes Of Kingennie Dundee, Scotland, UK
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#1 Family Hotel in Dundee
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#15 Romantic Hotel in Dundee
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“Wide choice of lodges, speak to the manager to book what suits you best.”
  • View of middle fishing lake and restaurant from lodge bacony
 of 5 bubbles GrantB179, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Glen Prosen has free Wi.fi and right next to complex”
 of 5 bubbles catherinedA4934VY, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Bards Neuk is a lovely home in the woods, close to the ponds and east walk to the club house if u want your meals there.”
 of 5 bubbles MontrealEmma, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Request one of the lodges closer to reception”
  • spider webs/ debree from outside in window which fell into bath when opened
  • spider webs on windows
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 of 5 bubbles seant84, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Pick any, they are all great”
 of 5 bubbles daviesim, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
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